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The Waste Land

“You cannot say, or guess, for you know only
A heap of broken images, where the sun beats,
And the dead tree gives no shelter, the cricket no relief, 954 more words


dasal papuntang finish line...

isang araw, nalaman ko na dinala sa isang ospital ang isang taong katulad kong mayroong hiv… inalam ko kaagad sa kanya kung kumusta na ang kanyang kalagayan… kung ano nangyari sa kanya… kung sino ang kasama niya sa ospital… kung hanggang kailan siya mananatili sa ospital… hanggang sa mauwi ang aking pangungumusta sa isang maiksing kwentuhan… nalaman kong nasa maigi na siyang kalagayan at siya ay binabantayan ng kanyang nanay… … 766 more words


Finding the true north of evidence-based policy development

By: Yot Teerawattananon and Nattha Tritasavit

Finding true north is important for accurate navigation to embarking on the right path. While there may be many paths to making policy decisions, the ultimate goal is to end up with a decision that has been well-informed by evidence. 957 more words

OKCupid Experimented on Customers. Lab Rats.

It’s not like we didn’t warn people about OKcupid.   …Or Facebook.  …Or Google.

…In one experiment, the site told pairs they were a 90% match when in fact they were a 30% match. 71 more words

Summer Heat: Self Love

Palms damp. Knee bouncing. Jaw slightly clenched. These are all pretty typical responses to the doctor’s office.

Last week, I felt them all when it was time for my semi-annual check up.You know the type I mean. 341 more words


2 Vancouver pharmacies offer free HIV tests in a pilot project

For the first time in Canada, two Vancouver pharmacies will experiment with offering on-site HIV tests to their customers.

Pharmacists at two Vancouver Medicine Shoppe pharmacies, located at 2030 Kingsway Ave and 6180 Fraser St, will now be offering HIV tests while their customers are waiting for their prescriptions. 525 more words